Author Archives: Pierre

Four Strongman Exercises for Everyone

If you’ve ever watched World’s Strongest Man on TV and thought it would be fun to try some of the exercises/events, this post is for you.  Besides being a fun challenge, strongman events are a great way to strengthen muscles and tendons that don’t get much stimulation from typical gym exercises.  There are a lot…

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Why all the different bars?

If the title had you wondering where to get your favorite drink, get your head straight!  I’m talking about weight lifting bars.  If you go to a Walmart-style gym, you’ll find a bunch of bars that are generic and cheap, just like they think you are.  Nicer gyms have a variety of bars designed to…

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How to Build Strength and Power

Today I’ll share the most effective training program that I’ve used over the years for building strength and power.  After over 20 years of training using nearly every program under the sun, this is the program that lead to lifetime bests in the squat, overhead press, bent over row, and other lifts.  If you give…

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5 Steps to a Lean Physique

Today I’ll give you a very simple eating plan for getting leaner and being healthier. Personally, I don’t believe in diets for long term weight loss because people eventually get off them and regain the weight. What I do is follow this 5 step plan year-round. The leaner I want to get, the more steps…

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How to Deadlift

A question I hear all the time at the gym is how to deadlift properly. The deadlift is a fantastic exercise that works all the muscles in the back of the body from the hamstrings all the way up to the traps. It’s also great for the grip and the core. Since we’re all built…

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Secrets of Weight Training Success

Okay, I lied in the title – there are no secrets to weight training success.  Or maybe that is the secret. One thing’s for sure – it can be really confusing to read about dozens of different training methods, each with their own success stories and in some cases cult-like followers. The reality is there’s…

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Sharing the Love of Fitness

Hello World and people of Spring Hill in particular! Just wanted to give a quick intro to what this blog is about. I’ll be posting tips, articles, videos, and interviews with the goal of informing and motivating you by sharing my passion for the past 30+ years – strength, health, and fitness! Thanks to the…

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